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Old 11-04-2012, 11:49 PM   #11281
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That's not how you say cheapass mobil 1 dino oil

And miles, how hard is it to replace the thermostat in our engines? It never reaches the middle in my truck and I get like 12 mpg
I'm planning on putting a good synthetic in the van and running it for 10,000 miles instead of dino oil and the usual 3000.

No clue but I watched a youtube video and looks easy. It's at the top middle of the engine. Just pop the hood, take some airbox stuff out of the way for space, undo a hose clamp, two nuts to get the thermostat housing off, and it pops out.

Definitely looks easier than any of the other work I've done so far.
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:52 PM   #11282
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Gotta love these iron blocks.

I overheated the hell out of it a few years ago and it keeps on truckin'
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:55 PM   #11283
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Also, I take it either you don't drive that truck too much or don't have to pay for gas if you are getting 12 mpg and aren't freaking out, lawlz.

I averaged 16-18mpg prior to installing a new air filter, fuel filter, properly gapped plugs, and ignition wires, so I'm hoping for a whopping 17-20 now. Woot.
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Also, I take it either you don't drive that truck too much or don't have to pay for gas if you are getting 12 mpg and aren't freaking out, lawlz.

I averaged 16-18mpg prior to installing a new air filter, fuel filter, properly gapped plugs, and ignition wires, so I'm hoping for a whopping 17-20 now. Woot.
I don't think it's been driven since I took it to the warehouse

Having a bunch of family cars is pretty good
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yah, been herra busy.

watching District 9 right now though.
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yah, been herra busy.

watching District 9 right now though.
Damn prawns
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:23 AM   #11290
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Gotta love these iron blocks.

I overheated the hell out of it a few years ago and it keeps on truckin'
Dirty working class engines.

But for better or worse, they keep on working, without much effort, and without much money.
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yah, been herra busy.

watching District 9 right now though.
Ooh, I liked that movie.

You've been almost as absent as Kalim this last month.
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Wat tyres r gud? Anyone have experience with the gforce sport comp 2's?

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/33905102/Screencaps/tires.png
I've been running hankook ventus v12 evo's the last two sets. Lots of grip at a cheap price, but they're loud
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They're in my camera, and my iPad refuses to read the camera kit. I went to a French & Italian meet. Much goodness. I want to hug all the Citroens and put them on rainbows and baskets.
where/when is this?
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Isn't that the fake Ferrari?
Looks like a series 2 308gt4 with aftermarket shields. Not that I would know anything about them...
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I've been running hankook ventus v12 evo's the last two sets. Lots of grip at a cheap price, but they're loud
I need new tires. I really want RS3s, but the V12 are a good deal cheaper and they'll last much longer... :\
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what kind of car is that?
Vector. They made about 50 of them back in the day. Some of them look pretty weird on the inside with a bench seat. I think some of the later ones were rebodied lambos
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it was over 90 degrees in Irvine today
I was sweating @ 9 in the morning just sitting outside. wtf kinda winter is this?
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